Monday, August 29, 2016

World Cup Masks Continued

John Gibson, Team North America (artist: David Gunnarsson)

Carey Price, Team Canada (artist: ? Someone said Gunnarsson, but I'm not sure)

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

World Cup of Hockey Masks (as of August 23, 2016)

Masks for some of the goalies playing in the World Cup of Hockey beginning next month are starting to show up online.

In Goal Magazine has a page dedicated to masks and I'm sure they will update quicker than me.

Sergei Bobrovsky, Team Russia (artist: David Gunnarsson)

Braden Holtby, Team Canada (artist: David Gunnarsson)

Michal Neuvirth, Team Czech Republic (artist: David Gunnarsson)

Mike Condon, Team USA (artist: David Gunnarsson)

Reto Berra, Team Switzerland (artist: Sylvie Marsolais of Sylabrush)

Matt Murray, U23 Team North America (artist: Stephane Bergeron of Griff Airbrush)

Friday, March 25, 2016

Scott Wedgewood 2015-16 Mask

Scott Wedgewood of the New Jersey Devils (born Aug. 14, 1992 in Etobicoke, ON.)

Arist: David Gunnarsson

Yes, that's Puddy from Seinfeld on his mask. :)

And Patrick Warburton, who played Puddy, tweeted Wedgewood after his 1st NHL shutout on March 24, 2016.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Niklas Backstrom 2015-16 Mask

Niklas Backstrom of the Calgary Flames (born Feb. 13, 1978 in Helsinki, Finland.)

Backstrom was on the Minnesota Wild's roster for the first part of the season, but he never appeared in any games (they had 3 goalies on roster.) He was traded from the Wild to the Flames at the trade deadline.

Artist: Todd Miska of Miska Designs

This is from warm-ups on March 18th. He will make his first start on March 20th.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Laurent Brossoit 2015-16 Mask

Laurent Brossoit of the Edmonton Oilers (born March 23, 1993 in Port Alberni, BC.)

Artist: Jason Bartziokas

I don't have any details other than the backplate is very personal to me. It's in support of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness, because his father has MS.

Here's a video where he discusses the mask.

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Jordan Binnington 2015-16 Mask

Jordan Binnington of the St. Louis Blues (born July 11, 1993 in Richmond Hill, ON.)

Artist: Head Strong Grafx

I've seen a newer mask mentioned on twitter, but it seems he's still wearing the older one.

Here is the mask that was tweeted about in September 2015.